[Imports] Import of buildings heights in Montpellier, France

Paul Norman penorman at mac.com
Thu Nov 2 09:30:28 UTC 2017


On 11/1/2017 11:41 AM, Tobias Knerr wrote:
> On 01.11.2017 18:56, Andrea Musuruane wrote:
>> What you says applies to every import not PD, CC0 or PDDL licensed, as
>> stated here:
>> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Import/ODbL_Compatibility
> In addition to those, there's also the possibility of an explicit
> permission for OSM, as I mentioned in my first mail. I hope someone with
> more legal knowledge than myself can properly answer Vincent's question
> about the wording of that permission.
>
> But yes, this issue is not limited to ODbL.
>
>> I can't see why Vincent's proposed import is different from other
>> imports we already did in the past (ODbL, CC-BY or OGL licensed).
> There's nothing special about Vincent's proposed import from this legal
> point of view. In my opinion, we should indeed refrain from importing
> data under such licenses as a general rule.
>
> That such imports have been performed in the past is true. At least in
> my case, however, the reason why I didn't raise similar objections back
> then is simply that I didn't pay close enough attention.

Third-party ODbL-licensed data can be imported: 
https://wiki.osmfoundation.org/wiki/Licence/Licence_and_Legal_FAQ#Can_third-party_ODbL-licensed_data_be_imported.3F


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